Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, October 21, 2013
Ivan Macfadyen aboard the Funnel Web
Not the absence of sound, exactly.
The wind still whipped the sails and whistled in the rigging. The waves still sloshed against the fibreglass hull.
And there were plenty of other noises: muffled thuds and bumps and scrapes as the boat knocked against pieces of debris.
What was missing was the cries of the seabirds which, on all previous similar voyages, had surrounded the boat.
The birds were missing because the fish were missing.
Read More at http://www.theherald.com.au/story/1848433/the-ocean-is-broken/
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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Friday, August 9, 2013
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New research has revealed that endangered green turtles are eating plastic (that they mistake for food) at double the rate they did 25 years ago. With an estimated 80% of marine debris coming from land-based sources, global waste management – from manufacturers through to consumers - is critical to stop debris from hitting the ocean. Read more...
It's time for Australia to introduce a national Cash for Containers scheme and tackle plastic pollution! Tell our pollies to get on board here...